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Norwich Appoints Former Aston Villa Coach, Dean Smith As Head Coach

Norwich Appoints Former Aston Villa Coach, Dean Smith as Head Coach

Dean Smith, sacked by Aston Villa eight days ago, agreed to take over at Norwich on Saturday after Frank Lampard withdrew from the running.

Eight days after Dean Smith, was sacked by Aston Villa he’s set to take over as Norwich Head coach who are bottom of the Premier League, five points adrift of safety; Smith’s first game in charge will be against Southampton, who beat Villa in the final game of his Villa Park tenure

Smith is joined at Carrow Road by Craig Shakespeare, who was his assistant at Villa Park, Aston Villa.

Smith said, “It has been a whirlwind seven days, but I’m pleased to be back and working for Norwich City in the Premier League”.

“Clearly, there has been some wonderful work that has gone into this football club over the last four-and-a-half years.

“It is now the job of myself and Craig to continue and improve on that work with the ultimate aim of surviving in the Premier League”.

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